Nigeria

Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 59: 3 November 2018

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• 21 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 3 rd November 2018 in Borno State

• No death was reported

• Alert of Suspected cases in Rann, Kalabalge LGA

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 3 rd November 2018 stands at 5,733 with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.28%). 2226 in Jere, 1,341 in MMC, 340 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 158 in Konduga, 136 in Chibok, 11 in Shani, 42 in Damboa, 1044 in Ngala, 89 in Askira-Uba, 161 in Kwaya-Kusar, 56 in Bama, 57 in Dikwa and 38 in Guzamala LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Askia/Uba, Konduga, Kaga, Chibok, Shani, Damboa, Kwaya-Kusar and Bama LGAs.

Out of the 191 samples collected and tested in the State using RDTs, 156 (81%) were positive while 38 (41%) of 91 samples were culture positive.